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About Stacey Brandenburg

Stacey Brandenburg

Stacey advises clients on a wide range of privacy and data security issues. A veteran of the Federal Trade Commission’s Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, Stacey assists clients in responding to FTC investigations involving potential violations of Section 5 of the FTC Act, the FTC’s advertising guidelines, and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). She also helps clients respond to investigations by State Attorneys General. Stacey helps clients implement sound security and privacy practices and provides compliance training to employees. Stacey is on the faculty at American University’s Washington College of Law, where she teaches on technology and privacy-related issues.

Recent Posts

In an effort to provide greater transparency and efficiency and to reduce the burden of its investigations on businesses, especially small businesses, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced several internal “reforms” to the Bureau of...

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Sergeant Know Your Customer

June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Another night, another fantasy draft. Sergeant Know Your Customer “SGT KYC” regulates the contest to make sure everything is fair and fun for all players. Art by Joe Jerome....

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When your kids talk to a toy or chatbot, who really is listening and what are the legal implications of those conversations? In this webinar, ZwillGen’s FTC veterans, Kandi Parsons and Stacey Brandenburg, will discuss...

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The FTC and State AGs have been very active in the privacy, security, and advertising space. Despite your compliance efforts, the day may come when you receive a letter from the FTC or a State...

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FTC v LabMD – Truth is Stranger than Fiction

November 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

After months of legal and procedural wrangling, the showdown between the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “Commission”) and LabMD over whether LabMD provided “reasonable security” for personal information stored on its networks reached some resolution....

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The FTC agreed to settle charges and enter into a consent order with Nomi Technologies, Inc., a company that offers tracking analytics services to brick and mortar retailers. Nomi’s service installs sensors at retail locations...

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